or


    [tuesday, may 06, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Samantha Logan to topline ABC Family's "Recovery Road"; "The Mindy Project" to return with reduced episode order; and Comedy Central nabs FX's "Archer" repeats.

[05/06/14 - 06:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Orders 10 More Episodes of Multi-Camera Comedy "Mulaney"
The John Mulaney-led half-hour now has an initial order of 16 episodes at the network.

[05/06/14 - 06:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Drama "Odyssey" Completes NBC's Series Orders for Today
In this "Traffic"-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers' lives unexpectedly collide.

[05/06/14 - 05:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - NBC Gives "Tooken" New Moniker of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
Ellie Kemper star in the comedy, from co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.

[05/06/14 - 05:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Katherine Heigl-Led "State of Affairs" Latest to Series at NBC
She'll star as a top CIA analyst who assembles the president's Daily Briefing.

[05/06/14 - 04:54 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - NBC Gives Series Series Order to Drama "Allegiance"
The drama, formerly known as "Coercion," stars Scott Cohen, Hope Davis, Margarita Levieva and Gavin Stenhouse.

[05/06/14 - 04:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - Comedy "Marry Me" Heads to Series at NBC
Casey Wilson and Ken Marino star in the single-camera project, from creator David Caspe.

[05/06/14 - 03:50 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Gives Latest Series Order to "Red Band Society"
The series follows a diverse group of teenagers in the pediatric wing of a hospital who become unlikely allies and friends.

[05/06/14 - 03:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 6 - FOX Orders Lee Daniels/Danny Strong Drama "Empire" to Series
The unique family drama is set in the world of a hip-hop empire and will feature both original and current music.

[05/06/14 - 02:50 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "Dancing" Top Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for FX's "Louie," Nickelodeon's "AwesomenessTV" and Bravo's "Southern Charm: Secrets Revealed."

[05/06/14 - 02:16 PM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in Cable on Sunday Night and Marks Best Night in Network History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/06/14 - 01:35 PM]
Street League Skateboarding Nike SB World Tour Announces New Stops, FOX Sports 1 Television Schedule
Following its inaugural season with presenting partner Nike SB, SLS is exposing competition skateboarding to greater audiences by televising the events live on FOX Sports 1.

[05/06/14 - 01:13 PM]
"Top Gear" Returns to History(R) with All New Episodes Premiering Tuesday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood come back to explore new territories, new challenges and push new boundaries.

[05/06/14 - 12:46 PM]
Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin to Perform on 2014 Billboard Music Awards
Plus: Jordin Sparks, Kelly Rowland, Kendall Jenner, Kevin O'Leary, Mark Cuban, Pete Wentz and Wiz Khalifa to serve as presenters.

[05/06/14 - 12:34 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" Logo Unveiled
The joint logo will be used as part of the 16 regular-season Thursday Night Football games across CBS and NFL Network, kicking off September 11 with Pittsburgh at Baltimore.

[05/06/14 - 12:15 PM]
After a 19-Month Hiatus, Television's Most Critically Acclaimed Comedy Series "Louie" Returns in Fine Fashion
FX spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 12:06 PM]
Driven by the Success of the NBA Playoffs, TNT Swept the Field Last Week as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 12:05 PM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 151st-Straight Week in Tweens and for the 150th Time in the Prior 151 Weeks in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 12:03 PM]
Starz Orders Third Season of Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons"
Plus: John Shiban joins "Da Vinci's Demons" season three as executive producer and showrunner.

[05/06/14 - 11:53 AM]
TLC Offers Up a Family Fun-Filled Sunday with Season Finale of "Long Island Medium" and One-Hour Special "Quints by Surprise: The Five Turn Five"
Plus: TLC's third "Tweet to Win" live event gives viewers another chance to win a reading with Theresa by tweeting with the hashtag #LongIslandMedium beginning at 8pm through 11pm.

[05/06/14 - 11:30 AM]
E! Series "Escape Club" Premiering June 8 at 10:00PM Offers a Lucky Few the Chance to Abandon Everything and Change the Course of Their Lives Forever
The series is a one-hour, real-life soap opera where men and women abandon their lives and head off to a luxurious paradise on the beaches of the Dominican Republic looking for a new destiny.

[05/06/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Kid President(R): Declaration of Awesome," Set to Premiere on the Hub Network, June 7
The series, from executive producer Rainn Wilson, will air Saturdays at 7:00/6:00c on the network.

[05/06/14 - 11:02 AM]
FOX Has 2 of the Top 20 Programs Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 10:52 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Still King of the Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Everest Avalanche Tragedy," Spike TV's "Hungry Investors" and HBO's "Veep."

[05/06/14 - 10:47 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: TNT Claims Top Spots with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "A Daughter's Nightmare," TLC's "OMG EMT!" and OWN's "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[05/06/14 - 10:33 AM]
NBC, Clear Channel Renew iHeartRadio Music Awards for 2015
The event took place at the Shrine Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles and paid homage to the City of Angels.

[05/06/14 - 10:17 AM]
"Sing Your Face Off" Will Premiere on May 31
John Barrowman hosts the new ABC series, while Debbie Gibson and Darrell Hammond serve as the primary judges.

[05/06/14 - 10:06 AM]
Meghan Ory, Luke Macfarlane, Adrienne Barbeau and Art Hindle Star in "The Memory Book" a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere July 26
Intrigued by the love of a young couple found in an old photo album, a tenacious, up-and-coming photographer makes it her mission to find the couple and figure out if true love exists.

[05/06/14 - 10:05 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Capture Three of the Week's Top Five Primetime Rankings on the Big 4 for April 28-May 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 3rd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49, Marking Its Longest In-Season Streak at No. 1 in Over 6-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 09:59 AM]
CBS Extends Its Viewer Winning Streak to Nine Consecutive Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[05/06/14 - 09:07 AM]
WE tv's First Scripted Drama "The Divide" to Premiere July 16 at 9pm ET/PT
Marin Ireland, Damon Gupton, Nia Long, Paul Schneider, Clark Peters and Joe Anderson star in the series, from Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn.

[05/06/14 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel's History Explorer Don Wildman Kicks Off a New Season and a New Night of "Monumental Mysteries"
Season two - Friday, June 13 at 9:00/8:00c - will feature 13 hour-long episodes with more intriguing stories from one end of the U.S. to the other.

[05/06/14 - 08:47 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 for the Sixth Time in Seven Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, May 4.

[05/06/14 - 08:46 AM]
New ESPN Series "Inside: U.S. Soccer's March to Brazil" Premieres May 13
The six-episode documentary series from ESPN Films, the production group behind "30 for 30," will conclude on Wednesday, June 11.

[05/06/14 - 08:43 AM]
"The Voice" Retains 100% of Its Rating for Each of the Prior Two Mondays in Adults 18-49 to Remain the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Beats "Ellen" to Rank as the Week's #2 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 21-25.

[05/06/14 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off Return of "24"
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[05/06/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 4th Straight Week with "Dancing" Leading the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 5.

[05/06/14 - 08:22 AM]
IFC Has a New Look - Same Letters, Same Tagline, New Font, New Upward Tilt
Check out the new logo for the cable channel.

[05/06/14 - 08:15 AM]
NBA Playoffs on ESPN: Second Most-Watched First Round Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA playoffs coverage to date.

[05/06/14 - 08:07 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series Follows Car Collectors Looking for Rare Vehicles in World's Deadliest Places
"Chrome Underground" premieres Friday, May 23 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/06/14 - 08:05 AM]
Meghan Markle, Christopher Jacot and Kristina Pesic Star in "When Sparks Fly" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere June 28
Previously known as "Oh Say Can You See," the project also stars Lochlyn Munro, Jacqueline Samuda and Keith MacKechnie.

[05/06/14 - 08:04 AM]
Nickjr.com Launches Hilarious New Online Video Series Featuring "Bubble Guppies," "Wallykazam!" and "Paw Patrol"
The new videos featuring iconic moments, silly outtakes and surprising scenes from said shows.

[05/06/14 - 07:51 AM]
"48 Hours: Temptation in Texas" Was Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 3.

[05/06/14 - 07:46 AM]
FOX Sports Presents New Six-Part Docu-Series Examining Lowest Level of Professional Baseball
"The Pecos League" will air for six consecutive Tuesdays starting May 13 at 9:30 PM ET on FOX Sports 1.

[05/06/14 - 06:54 AM]
Lifetime Pulls "Relative Insanity" After Two Episodes
Repeats of "Celebrity Wife Swap" will fill the network's Friday, 10:00/9:00c hour going forward.

[05/06/14 - 06:18 AM]
Ovation Unearths Original Special "One Man's Trash"
The hour-long program features various artists from Portland, Oregon competing in an eco-artistic challenge.

[05/06/14 - 06:05 AM]
Vivica A. Fox and Sarah Lancaster Star with Marcia Strassman in "Looking for Mr. Right," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, June 7
Oscar Nuñez, Kip Pardue, Brandon Quinn and Katy Stoll also star in the film, formerly known as "My George."

[05/05/14 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 5 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Netflix to renew "Orange Is the New Black"; Alex Roe tapped as lead in ABC Family's "Unstrung"; and Damon Wayans, Jr. to return as regular on FOX's "New Girl."







  [may 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
"Gold Rush" Season Five Premiere Tops Cable Television on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 02:02 PM]
John Ondrasik of Five for Fighting to Perform Original Song for 100th Episode Of "Hawaii Five-0," Nov. 7
The song, titled "All For One," will premiere during the broadcast of the milestone episode.

[10/20/14 - 01:20 PM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series Ever "Party Down South" Keeps the Party Going This Holiday Season with Two All-New, One-Hour Specials
"Party Down South: Drunksgiving" airs Thursday, November 20 followed by "Party Down South: Christmas Hangover" on Thursday, December 18.

[10/20/14 - 01:19 PM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Seven New Series
"America's Most Desperate Kitchens," "Log Cabin Living," "Shalina Joy Project" and "Real Estate Riches" are on tap at the former while "First Time Flippers," "Miami Rehab" and "The Treehouse Guys" are coming to the latter.

[10/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Fit & Health Pulls Back the White Curtain on Outrageous Medical Emergencies When "Untold Stories of the ER" Returns with the Craziest Cases Special and 100th Episode
The 100th episode kicks off all-new episodes, beginning Friday, November 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
Three Families Are "Risking It All" for a Life Off the Grid
TLC's latest original series premieres Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 12:22 PM]
"Real World: Skeletons" Set to Premiere December 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
This season, the series begins in the traditional way with seven strangers moving into an old nightclub turned fabulous urban loft in Chicago's West Loop, but each of these roommates has skeletons in their closets.

[10/20/14 - 12:18 PM]
USA Network Orders Third Season of Breakout Comedic Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
Plus: look for a half-hour "Chrisley" holiday special set for this December.

[10/20/14 - 12:10 PM]
Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor to Perform Duets with Top Country Acts on "The 48th Annual CMA Awards"
Grande will be joining two-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town for an on-air collaboration.

[10/20/14 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Family Invites Fans to Tweet the "Dearly Departed" During a Halloween Special of "Pretty Little Liars," Airing Tuesday, October 21
Janel Parrish ("Mona"), Andrea Parker ("Mrs. DiLaurentis") and Bryce Johnson ("Det. Darren Wilden") will live tweet with fans during the East Coast broadcast.

[10/20/14 - 11:49 AM]
"Untold with Maria Menounos" Premieres Thursday, October 30th at 8:00PM ET/PT
The series takes a closer look at two major entertainment stories that are making headlines today: the Transgender movement and Depression in Comedians.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 11:04 AM]
A Wedding, a Breakup and a Divorce?! Don't Miss the "Total Divas" Mid-Season Finale Sunday, October 26 at 9pm ET on E!
Plus: WWE(R) Diva Alicia Fox(TM) and WWE Diva Paige(TM) joint the cast when new episodes resume Sunday, January 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
Pizza Aficionados Sal Basille and Francis Garcia Return to Travel the Country on a Culinary Expedition in Cooking Channel's "Pizza Masters"
The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.